Civil Beat Staff

April Estrellon

Pod Squad: Rep. John Mizuno Calls Medical Aid In Dying A ‘Civil Right’ April Estrellon/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Rep. John Mizuno Calls Medical Aid In Dying A ‘Civil Right’

The Hawaii legislative leader talks about what has changed to put the controversial measure on the brink of passage.

Pod Squad: Henk Rogers Makes The Case For The Thirty Meter Telescope April Estrellon/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Henk Rogers Makes The Case For The Thirty Meter Telescope

The Blue Planet founder says one of the things that makes Mauna Kea a magical place are the telescopes that have furthered human knowledge.

Pod Squad: Kauai Mayor Carvalho — Politician, Musician, LG? Landess Kearns/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Kauai Mayor Carvalho — Politician, Musician, LG?

The longtime Garden Island leader now has his sights on the state’s No. 2 gig.

Pod Squad: Why Republican Andria Tupola Wants To Be Governor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Why Republican Andria Tupola Wants To Be Governor

The House minority leader says the state’s myriad challenges require bipartisan cooperation and dynamic leadership.

Pod Squad: Changes Ahead For Public Education TV Channels Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Changes Ahead For Public Education TV Channels

Olelo President and CEO  Sanford Inouye explains what’s happening with his channel and others under new cable company ownership.

Pod Squad: Blue Planet’s Agenda For Legislature And Beyond Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Blue Planet’s Agenda For Legislature And Beyond

In some ways, the islands are environmentally “leading the globe,” say officials of the Hawaii nonprofit.

Pod Squad: Why Doug Chin Wants To Be Our Congressman Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Why Doug Chin Wants To Be Our Congressman

Doug Chin is especially bothered by the way President Donald Trump mistreats other people, particularly the disadvantaged.
Pod Squad: A Chat With Marcel Honore, Civil Beat’s Newest Reporter Marcel Honore/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: A Chat With Marcel Honore, Civil Beat’s Newest Reporter

Honore, who covers rail and transportation issues, talks about moving to Civil Beat from the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Pod Squad: Ernie Martin Talks About His Candidacy For Congress April Estrellon/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Ernie Martin Talks About His Candidacy For Congress

The North Shore councilman wants to preserve benefits for veterans, as well as Medicare and social security, that he sees as threatened.
Pod Squad: A Life Changing Trip To Papahanaumokuakea

Pod Squad: A Life Changing Trip To Papahanaumokuakea

Civil Beat reporter Nathan Eagle and videographer Alana Eagle talk about reporting in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
Pod Squad: Why This Democrat Is Challenging A Popular Congresswoman Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: Why This Democrat Is Challenging A Popular Congresswoman

Sherry Campagna talks about why she is running against well-known incumbent Tulsi Gabbard in the 2nd Congressional District.

Episode 4: The Four Hales Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

Episode 4: The Four Hales

Kamalani Academy adopts a medieval school tradition made popular by Harry Potter to help teach Hawaiian values.